April 17, 2018
Meeting called to order at 7:31 p.m.
Attendance: Dick Durbin, John Waugh, John Vickers, Chris Edrington, Dallas Johnson, John Beal, Marty Spears, Billy Owens, Rick Johnson, and Les Shope.
Introduction of Guest: Robert Valida is investigating possible membership in the club. He introduced himself to the club and explained that he is not sure how his health issues will affect his ability to fish all of the tournaments. He will pledge at the next meeting.
Minutes were accepted as posted on the web site. Moved: John Vickers Seconded: Marty Spears
Cash on hand $410.80
Due from members $25.00
Due to members $1,629.23
John Waugh suggested that the club increase the tournament entry fee to $20. After discussion Dick Durbin moved that the entry fee be increased to $20 with $15 going to the tournament payout, $3 going to the Top Ten fund, and $2 to the club treasury. Seconded by John Waugh. The vote was favorable with the stipulation that the new entry fee will be in effect for the May tournament.
The club agreed to provide Marty Spears $100 for the steaks for the members' dinner on Saturday night at the Eufaula tournament.
Since the water level at Lake Jackson is too low the May tournament will be held at Lake Iamonia.
Arrangements for the Orange-Lochloosa trip were discussed. The informal tournament will be held on Sunday with a 3 p.m. weigh in.
Dollar Pot was won by John Waugh
Lake Eufaula tournament will be on Sunday April 22 with a 3 p.m. weigh in.
1. Billy Owens - John Waugh
2. Rick Johnson - Dick Durbin
3. Mike Thomas - John Beal
4. John Vickers - Les Shope
5. Dallas Johnson - Marty Spears
6. Chris Edrington and son
Adjourned at 8:11 p.m.